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Eye on the Prize Ep. 26 Pt. 2 – Reviewing the 2019 Best Original Score Nominees

0 Submitted by on Fri, 15 February 2019, 11:31
Time to get musical in this show! It’s that time of year that Justin loves so much where we discuss the Oscar nominees for Best Original Song and Best Original Score. This year, however, we decided to bring on a professional. Our very own Eye on the Prize composer Lorenzo Emmanuel, who also composed the themes for The Gathering and Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Dragon Ball Super: Broly (In-Depth Review)

0 Submitted by on Thu, 14 February 2019, 11:14
We’ve turned the nerd level up to ‘maximumer’ for this review of Dragon Ball Super: Broly. Yes, we are a month behind on this review, but it was only recently released in some towns nearby members of our squad and we figured we should capitalize on the movie crossing the $100 million mark in the global box-office last week! Because Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: I Am The Night Episode 3 & 4

0 Submitted by on Thu, 14 February 2019, 11:11
The mystery continues as this TNT limited series crosses the halfway point and heads for the endgame. Justin and Les will give you the scoop on whether this Chris Pine-led (if you believe the commercials) series can actually stick the landing or if this whole thing is one big red herring. Just interested in hearing the Highly Suspect Reviews at Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: The Hole in the Ground

0 Submitted by on Tue, 12 February 2019, 14:15
It’s time for a trip to Ireland with this Sundance horror flick. Seana Kerslake and James Quinn Markey play a mother and son who have moved to the Irish countryside to build a new life for themselves. One night when her son runs off into a forest, she finds him near a massive ominous sinkhole. He seems unhurt, but gradually Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: High Flying Bird

0 Submitted by on Fri, 08 February 2019, 14:38
Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone crusade continues with this NBA drama penned by Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight). Andre Holland headlines as Ray, a sports agent who finds himself unable to access any money or help his clients when the NBA begins a lockout to negotiate new contracts with the TV networks. Not willing to accept these terms, Ray sets out to work Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Cat Sticks

0 Submitted by on Fri, 08 February 2019, 14:29
The Screener Squad is going on yet another foreign film trip…emphasis on the trip. A runner-up for the Slamdance festival’s Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature and the only Indian film ever screened at the festival, Cat Sticks follows a group of Calcutta druggies as they seek to find that elusive high from a drug known as ‘Brown Sugar.’ Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Arctic

0 Submitted by on Fri, 08 February 2019, 14:21
It’s Hannibal versus the cold in this indie survival drama. Mads Mikkelson stars as a man stranded in the middle of an arctic tundra (the reason why he is out there is never revealed), who is starting to lose hope until another helicopter crashes nearby him. With one woman surviving the wreck, Mikkelson’s character finds a motivation to seek out Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Piercing

0 Submitted by on Thu, 07 February 2019, 14:45
Some people deal with their frustrations with life by playing video games. Some people rent hotel rooms and then call hookers so that they can kill them. That’s where we start with Piercing, adapted from a novel by Ryu Murakami (Audition) and directed by Nicholas Pesce (The Eyes of My Mother). Reed (Christopher Abbot) has left his family at home Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Taking Tiger Mountain

0 Submitted by on Mon, 04 February 2019, 12:06
Ever wondered how Bill Paxton started his career? Well, some students at the University of Texas will show you how…whether you wanted to know or not. In this…movie(?), Bill Paxton plays a man in a post-apocalyptic future where an ultra-patriarchal society has taken over the world and implemented prostitution towns. Bill has been programmed by a group of feminist terrorists Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Then Came You

0 Submitted by on Fri, 01 February 2019, 14:01
It’s time for everyone’s favorite genre: dying teenager romantic dramas. In this movie, we follow a hypochondriac teen Calvin (Asa Butterfield) as he deals with his day to day job as an airport baggage handler. One day, a young British girl named Skye (Maisie Williams) enters his life and convinces him to help her fulfill her eccentric bucket list before Continue Reading...
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